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Prenzie or Prenzy, probably == too nice, precise, demure, prim: “the p. Angelo,” Meas. III, 1, 94. “the damned'st body to invest and cover in p. guards,” Meas. III, 1, 94 cf. Burns' Halloween: poor Willie, wi' his bowkail runt, was brunt wi' primsie Mallie. cf. also the modern prim, and the ancient Scotch prunse.
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